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"A Right to Help Make the Laws": Helen Piotopowaka Clarke, Virginia Billedeaux, and Blackfeet Empowerment

In September 1914, the Suffrage Daily News of Montana interviewed Blackfeet activist Virginia Billedeaux, asking whether women in Indian country supported suffrage. 

November 2019


"Wake up, Wyoming": The Push to Ratify the Nineteenth Amendment in the Northern Great Plains States

This year marks the 150th anniversary of suffrage in Wyoming. However, it was the last of the Northern Great Plains states, 27th overall, to ratify the Nineteenth Amendment. Why did the "Equality State" delay their vote for national suffrage?

November 2019